Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (EXPD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 30, 2013


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Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. ( EXPD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 17, 2013. Shareholders who purchased EXPD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.14% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of EXPD was $39.59, representing a -9.61% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.80 and a 15.76% increase over the 52 week low of $34.20.

EXPD is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. ( CHRW ) and Genesis Energy, L.P. ( GEL ). EXPD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.6. Zacks Investment Research reports EXPD's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 12.69%, compared to an industry average of 1.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the EXPD Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to EXPD through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have EXPD as a top-10 holding:

  • Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF ( MOAT )
  • ELEMENTS Exchange Traded Notes Morningstar Wide Moat Focus Tot ( WMW )
  • iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average Index Fund ( IYT )
  • SPDR S&P Transportation ETF ( XTN )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio ( SPHQ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XTN with an increase of 30.68% over the last 100 days. MOAT has the highest percent weighting of EXPD at 5.12%.

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